Kalyan: Fireman dies, another critical after explosion during rescue operation

KALYAN: A 57-year-old fireman died while another fire fighter was seriously injured after a gas cylinder exploded at a shop in Kalyan on Thursday.

The fire department said that the incident took place on Thursday at 1.15am when the fire department received a call informing smoke coming from a closed at Golden park area in Kalyan.

When the fire team reached at spot and opened shop to control the fire, an explosion took place in which fireman Jagan Amble (57) died on the spot while another fireman Sandeep Parve (35) suffered serious burn injuries.

Amble was to retire in seven months from service and was known for his good work in the department.

This is second incident in a month when firemen died during rescue operation in Kalyan. Last month two fire man was drowned during rescuing three people who was drowned in Chakkinaka area.
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